Aug 27, 2020
In the first episode of this two-part series, Scott and Karl begin discussing Benjamin Graham's 1949 classic The Intelligent Investor.
Heralded as the greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Graham's philosophy of “value investing” provides the core tenants of all good portfolio management.
Aug 20, 2020
In the second half of the conversation, Scott and Karl continue discussing Herbert Marcuse’s 1965 essay “Repressive Tolerance.”
In the course of analyzing Marcuse, Karl creates a new word: "justism."
As Karl describes, "It's when you take a complex reality and you reduce it to one simple concept. For Marcuse, it...
Aug 13, 2020
Is tolerance a good thing and who deserves it?
In the first episode of this two-part series, Scott and Karl begin discussing Herbert Marcuse's 1965 essay "Repressive Tolerance."
Marcuse argues that the whole of society shapes what is politically possible for each of us, so any discussion of politics must attend to...
Aug 6, 2020
This week, Scott and Karl read An Essay on the Restoration of Property." Written in 1936, Belloc attempts to rectify the wrongs in both major economic theories by approaching the problem from an entirely new angle, offering his own program for property distribution.
As Scott points out, "The whole...